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Report outlines changing face of CT employment

Keith Griffin |

A new report issued by the state Department of Labor shows Connecticut has transitioned since the recession from its top job sector being trade, transportation, and utilities to education and health...

JCJ Architecture acquires Los Angeles firm

A major Hartford architecture firm has expanded to the West Coast with the acquisition of a Los Angeles firm.

$100M budget gap between governor, legislature

Mike Savino | Journal Inquirer | 1

Democratic legislative leaders say that disagreements with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on how to close a budget deficit next year still total more than $100 million, despite a third budget proposal

Closed New Britain organic farm gets new life

Keith Griffin | 1

A New Britain organic farm that was shuttered last November has new life after a restaurant chain owner stepped up and purchased the property.

W. Hfd. wins more time to decide on UConn campus

Gregory Seay |

UConn has granted the town of West Hartford more time to decide whether to match a Chinese organization's pending $12.6 million offer to buy its campus-property in town.

BlumShapiro, CCAT form cybersecurity alliance

Keith Griffin |

A new collaboration has been formed between West Hartford's BlumShapiro and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology aimed at mitigating cybersecurity risks for nonprofits, school districts and...

UConn extends biz school accreditation

UConn has extended its accreditation in business and accounting with AACSB International, a global accrediting body.

Bill aims to strengthen student interest in manufacturing

Greg Bordonaro |

State lawmakers are currently pondering a bill aimed at encouraging more middle and high school students to consider manufacturing careers.

CT employers face higher OSHA workplace-safety fines

Matt Pilon |

OSHA penalties are slated to increase by as much as 80 percent in August. The fines have been frozen since 1990, but Congress authorized the increase late last year, allowing OSHA to apply 26 years...

Employers part of solution in closing income gap

Whether it's the national debate over a $15 minimum wage or attempts in Connecticut to fine companies that pay low wages or establish a public retirement savings plan, employee pay and benefits...

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